Should you Build or Buy?

Should you Build or Buy?

My first home was lovely. It was charming, quaint, spacious. It had all the things and more I could ever ask for in a home. Our family was started there, and there too, our family grew. To the point we outgrew the house. Considerations taken when buying a home pre-family, vs. post family, are drastically [...]

At Home Holiday Gift

At Home Holiday Gift

The holidays are upon us, officially, kinda. It seems people are really torn on WHEN the holiday decorating and season technically begins. The early decorators are apparently justified to defend their early decking of the halls with a newly published articles claiming in fact, People who begin Christmas celebrations early are happier, according to  scientists. " It's proof [...]

DIY Cubby Cabinet Doors

DIY Cubby Cabinet Doors

Time and again I have heard the same complaint from parents: my kids dump everything on the floor and it's always a big mess. Well, sorry parents, I can't actually help with that, but what I can do, is help you hide it! I built two simple doors to cover the clutter that is toy [...]

Kitchen Tour Updated 

Kitchen Tour Updated 

In the beginning of my blogging journey, I wrote a post about our kitchen. Since that time, a few updates have happened in the space. The original kitchen post. That post has more construction pictures and our original fixtures.  The updates aren’t anything crazy, I updated the pendants ( farmhouse basket shade DIY tutorial) and [...]

DIY Wood Wallpaper Planks

DIY Wood Wallpaper Planks

From day one, I wanted to add wood to the back of the built-in, in the dining room. It wasn't a priority by any means, and I went through some different game plans in my mind. The room began like this. Not bad, but always missing something. This post contains affiliate links. Thank you to [...]

Spring Garden Center 

Spring Garden Center 

Aside from a rough start with the pollen and confusing temperatures, Spring is the most wonderful time of the year. The world comes alive again. Color slowly creeps back into the dead and dry landscape.  This post is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company. Post may contain affiliate links.  It is a renewing time of year; [...]